When fans cry: Can you mourn someone you never met?

When fans cry: Can you mourn someone you never met?

When icons die, the outpouring of public grief can easily be written off as mass hysteria. There are snide terms for it. “Mourning sickness” describes supposedly ostentatious group grieving, while “grief porn” is used to describe the voyeuristic media coverage of that collective angst. But psychologists said Friday the emotional pain of “losing” a star […]

21.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, International Stars, Music ·
Mercedes-Benz unveils first-ever luxury motor yacht

Mercedes-Benz unveils first-ever luxury motor yacht

Luxury car marque Mercedes-Benz has celebrated the world premiere of its luxury motor yacht “Arrow460–Granturismo” on France’s Côte d’Azur, setting the vessel out on its maiden voyage off the coast of Nice. The 14-meter long, 706 kW (960 hp) “Silver Arrow of the Seas” combines the performance of Mercedes-Benz sports cars with unique innovations from […]

Lonely Planet releases guide to national parks of America

Lonely Planet releases guide to national parks of America

Lonely Planet has released a new title in honor of the 100th anniversary of the US National Park Service this summer, covering all 59 parks in a single guide. Lonely Planet’s “National Parks of America” is a hardcover edition that features landscape photography and original wildlife illustrations of the country’s 59 national parks. The book […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment ·
Travelling exhibit for  victimized women opens in LA

Travelling exhibit for victimized women opens in LA

By Abner Galino A MULTI-RACIAL feminist organization has opened a travelling art exhibition over the weekend in a gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles to honor women who were victimized in the society in different ways. Titled  Recuerdo / Alaala / ذاكرة / Remembrance: Earrings of Shadow and Light, would be the “first traveling art exhibition […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
Shakespeare compilation that saved ‘Macbeth’ put on sale

Shakespeare compilation that saved ‘Macbeth’ put on sale

A rare compilation of Shakespeare’s complete works was shown off before sale by Christie’s auction house on Tuesday in the week that Britain celebrates the 400th anniversary of the legendary playwright’s death. The “First Folio” was published in 1623 — just seven years after Shakespeare’s death — preserving “Macbeth” and 17 other works that were […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment ·
Batman and Superman attractions coming to theme park in Abu Dhabi

Batman and Superman attractions coming to theme park in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi will be the set of a new $1 billion theme park that will feature popular superhero characters such as Batman and Superman, as well as the world’s first Warner Bros. branded hotel. The Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi theme park will be built on Yas Island, already home to the world’s first Ferrari-branded […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Lily James is new face of My Burberry fragrances

Lily James is new face of My Burberry fragrances

British actress Lily James has landed her first beauty campaign as the new face for My Burberry fragrances. James, best known for her roles in “Cinderella” and “Downton Abbey,” has been chosen to front a fragrance that’s said to be inspired by a London garden at dusk. The campaign for My Burberry Black will be […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle ·
Luis Manzano on Angel Locsin: ‘We’re friends’

Luis Manzano on Angel Locsin: ‘We’re friends’

Television host Luis Manzano shared that even though he is no longer in a relationship with Angel Locsin, they remain good friends. The Kapamilya star said that after what they have both been through, he is happy to say that they ended the romance in good terms. “Where’s Angel sa lahat ng pinagdaanan namin? I’m […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
US Embassy Manila donates barracks at Camp Kasim, Jolo, Sulu to PNP

US Embassy Manila donates barracks at Camp Kasim, Jolo, Sulu to PNP

MANILA  (PNA) – U.S. Embassy Manila donated a newly-refurbished building at the Sulu Training Center, Camp Kasim, Jolo, Sulu to the Philippine National Police(PNP). The construction of the barracks began in early 2015 by the U.S. Pacific Command’s Joint Interagency Task Force West, and was completed on April 4, 2016 at a cost of Php […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
New York unveils $21-Mr plan to address threat of Zika

New York unveils $21-Mr plan to address threat of Zika

NEW YORK  (PNA/Xinhua) – Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio on Monday announced a three-year, 21-million-dollar plan to address the threat of Zika outbreak in the city. The plan includes reducing the number of mosquitoes in New York City by doubling and optimizing existing mosquito traps, improving the city’s testing capacity for the […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Poll exec: Duterte ‘joke’ disgusting but not ground to cancel COC

Poll exec: Duterte ‘joke’ disgusting but not ground to cancel COC

MANILA, Apr 20 (Mabuhay) – A commissioner of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday hit presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for his infamous remarks on the rape slay of an Australian lay missionary in 1989. In a statement, Comelec commissioner Ma. Rowena Amelia Guanzon said that the supposed “joke” of Duterte […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace claims no power problems in the weeks around May 9 polls

Palace claims no power problems in the weeks around May 9 polls

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Friday gave the assurance that there would be no power interruptions a week before and after the May 9 national and local elections amid thinning power reserves across the country as demand soars because of the El Niño-induced dry spell. “Ang objective ng DOE ay talagang zero disruption one week […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
BIR: No deadline extension for ITR filing

BIR: No deadline extension for ITR filing

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The mood is festive at the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) district office in Intramuros as taxpayers and BIR officials are welcomed Friday morning by a band and dancers. BIR is expecting fewer taxpayers this year for the deadline of the filing of income tax returns as majority of them will be […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jennylyn on movie with John Lloyd: ‘Grabe ‘yung pressure’

Jennylyn on movie with John Lloyd: ‘Grabe ‘yung pressure’

Kapuso star Jennylyn Mercado admitted that she is now feeling the pressure as her first movie with John Lloyd Cruz is about to hit cinemas later this month. Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina, “Just The 3 Of Us” will open in theaters on April 27 — against the much-awaited superhero flick “Captain America: Civil War.” “Grabe […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Obama’s immigration plan faces uncertainty

Obama’s immigration plan faces uncertainty

By Olivia Hampton Washington, United States | AFP | Monday 4/18/2016 – President Barack Obama’s plan to delay deportation for nearly half of the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants was fraught with uncertainty Monday, as US Supreme Court justices signaled deep divisions. If the eight justices deadlock in their ruling, due by late June, the plan would remain on hold, […]

18.04.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Australian envoy says rape and murder not a laughing matter

Australian envoy says rape and murder not a laughing matter

MANILA, Apr 18 (Mabuhay) — Australia’s top envoy to the Philippines on Monday expressed dismay about jokes on rape and murder, in light of presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte’s controversial speech that made light of the 1989 sexual assault and killing of an Australian missionary. “Rape and murder should never be joked about or trivialized,” Australian […]

18.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Palace says Aquino’s SWS rating ‘still high’

Palace says Aquino’s SWS rating ‘still high’

MANILA, Apr 18 (Mabuhay) — Malacañang on Monday said President Benigno Aquino III’s net satisfaction rating of +27 based on the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey is still considered high. This is despite his public satisfaction rating dropping 23 percentage points (from December last year) to +0 in Metro Manila for April 2016. “Overall […]

18.04.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
PNoy’s sis Kris Aquino joins Mar in Samar campaign

PNoy’s sis Kris Aquino joins Mar in Samar campaign

CALBAYOG CITY, Apr 18 (Mabuhay) — The President’s sister and television host-actress Kris Aquino on Monday joined for the first time administration standard bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas II as he took his campaign to Eastern Samar. In Roxas’ official Facebook account, a photo showed the Liberal Party presidential candidate and Kris shaking hands with supporters […]

18.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Philippine News ·
Order books open for the Ford GT

Order books open for the Ford GT

The first new supercar from Ford in over a decade will be limited to just 250 examples a year and each one is expected to cost a minimum of $450,000. Yet despite the huge price tag that puts the car on a par with the biggest and best efforts in the current Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini […]

17.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Beyonce unveils ‘Lemonade’ amid album speculation

Beyonce unveils ‘Lemonade’ amid album speculation

Pop superstar Beyonce on Saturday announced a televised project entitled “Lemonade” for next week, fueling speculation that she will release a “film-album.” Beyonce posted on Instagram a short video with the title “Lemonade” which it billed as a “world premiere event” to air on the cable network HBO on April 23. The rest of the […]

17.04.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, International Stars ·